After reading a friend’s tweet regarding New Year’s resolutions, I looked back at what I had written a year ago. Guess what? I have not grown AT ALL. So, for those of you who missed it the first time, here it is again! Happy New Year!
I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions.
They actually make me feel quite uncomfortable. Agitated even. And I’m not even talking about making my own resolutions. (Not that I’ve made any, mind you.) It’s actually hearing(reading) about other people’s resolutions that make me uncomfortable. So much so, that I haven’t even been able to write about the topic until today. It’s gotten me that hot and bothered.
I have been thinking about them an awful lot though.
I mean, how could I not? They are everywhere: Facebook, Twitter, magazines, BLOGS, the teachers’ lounge.
For most, resolutions create feelings of failure. While approximately 40% of Americans make resolutions, as few as 8% of resolutions are attained. (This, according to University of Scranton study.) The study also reveals that while 75% of those who make resolutions are able to make it through the first week, less than half make it through a half…
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